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March 17-March 23
Best in PrintUNLV is in deep trouble, but it can be saved
I keep hearing people say, ‘It’s going to be all right.’ It isn’t going to be ... read article
Best in PrintBurger Bracketology
The Weekly tells you where to find the Valley’s best cheap burger and fries—just in time for ... read article
Why don’t Las Vegans care about education?
When it comes to investing in the community, it’s always the same groups, the same small population, ... read article
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The IntersectionDying to be green
Death is a natural part of the life cycle. When it comes to commonplace burial practices, however, the process is anything but eco-friendly more
The IntersectionAn architect notes Las Vegas has everything—except Las Vegas
At a recent Symphony Park Lecture Series, David M. Schwarz, architect for the Smith Center for the Performing arts, probably had no idea he was ... more
The IntersectionBelieve’ is a better show, but that doesn’t mean it’s any good
Criss Angel’s show: a dramatic improvement? more
The IntersectionTweeting with Mr. Rogers
KSNV-TV station owner and former UNLV Chancellor Jim Rogers was born to tweet. more
Nevada stands to benefit big time by taking poker online
Wait, didn’t Harry Reid just try that? more
The IntersectionA moment from one of Sahara’s better days
A perfect Vegas storm, and it won’t be circling back. more
The IntersectionThinking about ‘Real World’ choices, saving time and more
Also, Vegas drivers need to shut up. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Jack Askin. more
The IntersectionObjective analysis: March Madness betting
Three tips to help you come out on the winning end at the window. more
The IntersectionWhere to enjoy the tourney Vegas-style
Most bettors are here for the party. Want to gamble? Go Downtown. more
Dream Zone: ‘there was this ugly black dog’
It was attacking my children, my dog, and me. more


NightlifeSt. Patrick’s Day: get your green on
Don’t know where to party this week? The Weekly has you covered. more
NightlifeHot Spots: St. Patrick’s Day parties, House of Pain and more
Also, Revolution gives you a shot at winning Lady Gaga tickets. more
NightlifeTake your liquor with a side of liquid nitrogen
You’ve probably never seen a frozen margarita quite like these, available at Fleur. more
NightlifeReviving the ‘80s: Tao’s celebrity look-alike contest
Weekly writer Rick Lax judges the nightclub’s ‘80s doppelganger contest. more
NightlifeWhy Vegas kicks Miami’s ass in electronic dance music
Why one Weekly writer decided to skip the Winter Music Conference this year. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Pure’s anniversary, Wet Republic opens and more
Also, Snooki discusses Ne-Yo and celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentCAC’s ‘Blur’ will make you rub your eyes
CAC’s newest exhibit, It’s All a Blur, is one of the year’s best more
Arts and EntertainmentComedian Carl LaBove still finding reasons to laugh
Carl LaBove talks about how comedy has helped him overcome adversity more
Arts and EntertainmentEmbracing the present: Neon Reverb March 2011
Check out the Weekly‘s full coverage of the festival here! more
Arts and EntertainmentIs that it? Reunited Strokes give Vegas … another show
See how Weekly editor Spencer Patterson rated the first non-festival performance by the band. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go and how to help this week
Funk-a-palooza, the Big Love finale and a sushi roll to aid Japan more
Arts and EntertainmentFive things I wrote in my notebook at Red Bull’s Soundclash
The Ting Tings and CeeLo joined forces for a show like no other this past Saturday night. more
Arts and EntertainmentYou are what you tweet
Fan of @Twitter and in #LasVegas? Then head to the Las Vegas Twestival #tweetup on March 24! more


ScreenMovie review: ‘Limitless’
Adapted from a novel by Alan Glynn, it’s more of a bubblegum genre movie than a masterpiece. more
ScreenMatthew McConaughey gets redemption in ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’
It’s easy to forget that legal thrillers and movies starring Matthew McConaughey were once things we looked forward to… more
ScreenStoner alien flick ‘Paul’ is fitfully funny
There’s something oddly dispiriting about the basic comic premise of Paul… more
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To be on 'Top Chef' you'll need more than a saucepan and ...
TasteThe Weekly gives you an inside look at the Top Chef audition process.
Two great bites you simply have to sample
TasteWeekly writer Jim Begley serves up the dish on two great plates in the city.
Send me to ... Beach Cafe
TasteBreakfast tacos? Find them at Beach Cafe.
Mellower Marcel still cooking up weirdness
TasteNew Syfy series showcases ex-‘Top Chef’ in action.




CD Cover CD review: Panic! At the Disco's 'Vices & Virtues'
In general, bands don’t escape unscathed from the kind of catastrophic schism experienced by Panic! At the Disco.
What's new in: guitar rock
A Weekly writer gives the low-down on three recent guitar rock albums.
CD Cover Collapse into...R.E.M.'s latest album
Weekly writer Annie Zaleski serves up her dish on the band's latest.

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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Mar 17, 2011
by Mark Adams

Spice up St. Patrick’s Day with Irish-inspired cocktails

If you plan on partying at home this St. Patrick’s Day, know that your celebration doesn’t have to include green food coloring and a six-pack of light beer. These Irish-inspired ...